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DUDLEY REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Dudley Registration District (1837-1974)


Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Coseley

Staffordshire

1903

1935

Created 30.9.1903 from the part of the parish of Sedgley in Coseley Urban District. See also Table 2, note (b).

Dudley

Worcestershire

1837

1966

Transfererd from Worcestershire to Staffordshire on 1.4.1966. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of the Dudley unparished area. See also Table 2, notes (c) to (h).

Staffordshire

1966

1974

Dudley Castle Hill

Worcestershire

1837

1889

Transferred from Worcestershire to the county of Staffordshire on 1.4.1889.Abolished 1.4.1929 to become part of the parish of Dudley.

Staffordshire

1889

1929

Rowley Regis

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).

Sedgley

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, notes (a) and (b).

Tipton

Staffordshire

1837

1935

See Table 2, note (b).



Table 1B: List of Places in Dudley Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in Dudley registration district became part of the county of West Midlands on 1.4.1974.

Civil Parish
(* or Unparished Area)

County

From

To

Comments

Dudley*

West Midlands

1974

Originally only that part of the unparished area which until 1.4.1974 formed the parish of Dudley. See also Table 2, note (i).


Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Dudley Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

25.3.1883

(a)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Sedgeley, including Barns Meadow at Willingsworth (which became part of the parish of Darlaston on 25.3.1883) to Walsall registration district.

0 in 1891

1.4.1935

(b)

Lost the parishes of Coseley, Rowley Regis, Sedgley, and Tipton, to Rowley Regis registration district.

121448 in 1931

1.4.1954

(c)

Gained parts of the parish of Dudley (which until 1.4.1954 formed parts of the parishes of Brierley Hill, Coseley, Rowley Regis, and Sedgeley) from Rowley Regis registration district.

1.4.1966

(d)

Gained parts of the parish of Dudley (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Himley and Kinver) from Bilston registration district.

(e)

Gained parts of the parish of Dudley (which until 1.4.1966 formed parts of the parishes of Amblecote, Brierley Hill, Coseley, Rowley Regis, and Sedgley) from Rowley Regis registration district.

(f)

Gained part of the parish of Dudley (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Stourbridge) from Stourbridge registration district.

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Dudley (which became part of the parish of Warley on 1.4.1966) to Warley West registration district.

(h)

Gained part of the parish of Dudley (which until 1.4.1966 formed part of the parish of Tipton) from Wednesbury registration district.

1.6.2002

(i)

Gained the remaining part of the Dudley unparished area from Stourbridge registration district.

 



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